University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Victorian Literature

This programme is designed to give students knowledge of Victorian literature and literary history, introducing them to the period or building on any previous experience of it they may have. Students also gain specialist knowledge of selected areas of Victorian literature and of 19th century and modern criticism of Victorian literature, as well as experience of relevant theoretical approaches. It is also designed to help students develop research, writing and professional skills which are transferrable to doctoral study or employment.

Entry requirements

We normally expect applicants to have obtained a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent qualification (for example, GPA 3.0 or above) in English Literature or a relevant subject. We also require a sample of written work (up to around 3,000 words), a short statement of around 500 words outlining their interest in the programme, and at least 1 academic reference.

Course modules

Modules include: research training; dissertation; genres and canons; Victorian literary history; plus a range of option courses.

Assessment methods

15,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MLitt Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MLitt Full-time £ 6,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
MLitt Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Glasgow Glasgow G12 8QQ Scotland

Key information

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